The Mars cazimi in Scorpio is a kickstart to the guts.
We’re all certain for bravery and breakthrough, my infants —and proper on time, too.
Betwixt a Venus retrograde in Leo — which actually took the new lady out of the summer time — and the fruits of an eclipse cycle on the heavy steel, heavy feels and heavy resistance of the Taurus/Scorpio axis, the final astro power of the previous couple of months have fallen squarely within the suck.
Blessedly, on Friday November 17, 2023, Mars, the planet of primal urges and private energy, is conjoining the solar, celestial image of the self, giving us all a scorching shot of vitality, a sacred dose of readability and a kickstart to the mothertrucking coronary heart.
Buckle up, bless up and skim on to be taught extra.
What’s a cazimi?
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Cazimi comes type the Arabic phrase kaṣmīmī, which interprets to “as if within the coronary heart.” In astrological phrases, a cazimi transpires when a planet is in shut or actual conjunction with the solar, proper within the infernal coronary heart of it, if you’ll.
A Mars cazimi happens when the jock planet of motion and aggression, coitus and battle is inside one diploma of the GOAT star in our photo voltaic system.
Not like Mercury cazimis, which happen a number of occasions annually, and Venus cazimis, which align each 9 months, Mars joins the solar roughly each two years and this go around the punch is packed.
Mars is the traditional ruler of Scorpio and its favourite place to flex. It’s lacing up patent leather-based boots, flicking its forked tongue, lighting a cigarette and revving the engine of a murdered-out muscle automotive, certain for glory, child.
A cazimi is one thing of a photo voltaic amplifier/air purifier, the place the inherent power of a planet is hyped and heightened by its proximity to the solar.
In impact and on Friday, the planet of vitality is getting a baptism by fireplace and we’re all coming by way of the flames higher, sooner, stronger.
On an emotional stage, the intimate becoming a member of of the solar (self) and Mars (will) can broaden each our confidence and independence, encouraging us to dig deep into our personal wells of useful resource (Scorpio) to bridge the hole between survival and triumph, residing and residing in excelsis.
Making rainbows outta rage
This cazimi marks the start of a brand new, two-year-long Mars cycle for every of us.
Mars is swinging d–okay, protagonist power. It is aware of what it desires and the way to advance in the direction of it. Scorpio is an indication synonymous with technique. Thus, this transit is about setting into movement a scrupulous plan of motion.
Keep in mind of us, energy interprets as ‘to find a way.’
Within the blinding mild of this cazimi, what talents are you calling forth, what hero’s journey are you embarking on? What have you ever been instructed is unattainable or taught to reduce? How do you are taking motion? When do you defer?
Should you’ve been feeling like a misplaced, beige, slug on a pointless path, Mars is right here to remind you that you’re a star mud alien, born to burn concern as gasoline and push your self to new heights and unbelievable depths.
As a result of energy is so typically misspent, wielded or abused, we have a tendency draw back from our personal private reserves and supreme potential, disavowing ourselves or surrendering/submitting to the need of others. Readability about want and course would possibly come through the interval of the cazimi, however the true story, true therapeutic and supreme repay will unfold all through the 2 years to come back.
Returning to the archetype of Scorpio, it’s the signal of transformation, of spinning ache into gold and welcoming discomfort by abjectly refusing to pretend something — save for revenue tax returns and typically their very own deaths.
This transit is a chief time to remodel (Scorpio) your rage (Mars) and resistance into readability of objective. How can anger be an entry level to vary and a reminder of boundary? This cazimi equates to shedding the pores and skin of what was — and basking within the afterbirth of who we are actually free to be.
Rise up, get out, get after it.
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Construct an altar to Mars
Whilst you’re at it, a superb technique to welcome this new season of Mars is to construct an altar that honors the planet and its amplified power throughout this cazimi conjunction.
Put together a stage floor with an providing that features pink candles, scorching peppers, sharp objects, matches, thyme and ginger.
Mars is immediately linked to our bodily vitality and this event needs to be marked with deep appreciation for the corporeal type that carries us, allows us, holds us. Sweat is the sacred secretion of Mars, so conjure it with a scorching yoga class, a sauna sit or a fireplace meditation.
Provide up gratitude for the methods during which anger has been an entry level for change in your life. Ask, particularly, for readability and determination round Martian points which have affected and restricted you; reacting fairly than responding, selecting impulse over instinct, the unhealthy expression or repression of anger, the forfeiture of energy, the concern of failure and the inertia of feeling unready.
As they are saying, the place there’s a will, there’s a means. Mars serves to remind us of the burning, beating, irrefutable means we are supposed to transfer — additional, fortified, and ever ahead.
Astrologer Reda Wigle researches and irreverently experiences again on planetary configurations and their impact on every zodiac signal. Her horoscopes combine historical past, poetry, popular culture and private expertise. She can be an achieved author who has profiled quite a lot of artists and performers, in addition to extensively chronicled her experiences whereas touring. Among the many many intriguing matters she has tackled are cemetery etiquette, her love for dive bars, Cuban Airbnbs, a “women information” to strip golf equipment and the “weirdest” meals obtainable overseas.